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Children of Augustine G. Monroe vs. James Monroe, trst., etc.: Chancery Cause, Loudoun County (Part 1 of 2)

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Loudoun County Sct. 10th Nov'r. 1831 Armistead T Monroe, James Monroe John Augustine Monroe, & Andrew Monroe by their next friend Nathan Skinner } Pltffs agt. James Monroe trustee of Bethany Monroe & Children, W C Rives & A G Monroe } Defts } In Chancery This cause coming on this 18th day of November 1831 by Consent &c heard upon the bill & Exhibits, Answers and the Arguments of Counsel being heard upon Consideration whereof the Court doth adjudge Order and decree that the Slaves in the bill and proceedings for Cash or a Credit at the discretion of the Commissioners, having been first duly advertised for Sale, for at least three weeks previous to the Sale in at least one of the newspapers printed in the town of Leesburg for the best price that can be had for them, and that the proceeds be laid out at Interest to be secured by bond with approved Security real or personal payable to the said James Monroe trustee for the said Plaintiffs, the Interest to be payable annually with power in said trustee to call in and revest the principal at any time on ninety days notice to the Obligor. The Interest to be by said trustee applied in equal proportions to the use and benefit of the said four pltffs according to the trust deed and the release of the said A G Monroe in the bill & proceedings mentioned The said James Monroe & Wm Mershon are hereby app'd Commissioners for the purpose of making the Sale, with the power to either one or both to act - who are directed to report his or their proceedings under this decree in Order to a final decree Copy Teste Binns C L C